The Timeless All Stars Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: April 28, 1982
Location: Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA
Label: Timeless

The Timeless All Stars (ldr), Harold Land (ts), Curtis Fuller (tb), Bobby Hutcherson (vib), Cedar Walton (p), Buster Williams (b), Billy Higgins (d)

a. a-02    Clockwise - 10:36  (Cedar Walton)
b. a-03    Stella By Starlight - 10:27  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
c. a-04    Lover Man - 5:33  (Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
d. b-01    My Foolish Heart - 9:50  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
e. b-02    Highway One - 8:05  (Bobby Hutcherson)
f. b-03    Arabia - 9:07  (Curtis Fuller)
All titles on:      Timeless LP 12": SJP 178 — It's Timeless   
     Timeless CD: CD SJP 178 — It's Timeless   

A spoken introduction (1:20) precedes the first selection.

Additional material may exist on private tape.


Date: April 8, 1983
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Timeless

The Timeless All Stars (ldr), Harold Land (ts), Curtis Fuller (tb), Bobby Hutcherson (vib), Cedar Walton (p), Buster Williams (b), Billy Higgins (d)

a. a-01    Hindsight - 5:43  (Cedar Walton)
b. a-02    Tayamisha [aka Pale Blue] - 5:59  (Charles 'Buster' Williams)
c. a-03    Hand In Glove - 5:20  (Cedar Walton)
d. b-01    Fiesta EspaƱola - 7:38  (Cedar Walton)
e. b-02    World Peace - 6:07  (Harold Land)
f. b-03    Christina - 4:04  (Charles 'Buster' Williams)
All titles on:      Timeless LP 12": SJP 182 — Timeless Heart   
     Timeless CD: CD SJP 182 — Timeless Heart   

Harold Land (ts) on a, c-f; Curtis Fuller (tb) on a, c-f.


Date: March 3, 1986
Location: Vienna, Austria
Label: [private recording]

The Timeless All Stars (ldr), Harold Land (ts), Curtis Fuller (tb), Bobby Hutcherson (vib), Cedar Walton (p), Buster Williams (b), Billy Higgins (d)

a. 01    Tokudo - 20:32  (Charles 'Buster' Williams)
b. 02    Lover Man - 15:40  (Roger 'Ram' Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman)
c. 03    Stella By Starlight - 20:30  (Victor Young, Ned Washington)
d. 04    Hand In Glove - 7:45  (Cedar Walton)
e. 05    Cedar's Blues - 6:58  (Cedar Walton)

Date: March 9, 1986
Location: NDR Jazz Workshop, Hamburg, Germany
Label: [television broadcast]

The Timeless All Stars (ldr), Harold Land (ts), Dizzy Gillespie (t), Curtis Fuller (tb), Bobby Hutcherson (vib), Cedar Walton (p), Buster Williams (b), Billy Higgins (d)

a. 01    Tokudo  (Charles 'Buster' Williams)
b. 02    World Peace  (Harold Land)
c. 03    The Blues Walk [aka Loose Walk; aka Somebody Done Stole My Blues]  (Chris Woods)
d. 04    Con Alma  (Dizzy Gillespie)
e. 05    Birks' Works  (Dizzy Gillespie)
f. 06    Hand In Glove  (Cedar Walton)
g. 07    Alone Together  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
h. 08    A Night In Tunisia  (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli)

Harold Land (ts) on a-c, e-f, h; Dizzy Gillespie (t) on c-h; Curtis Fuller (tb) on a-c, e-f, h; Bobby Hutcherson (vib) on a-c, e-f, h; Buster Williams (b) on a-c, e-h; Billy Higgins (d) on a-c, e-h.

Although c. is announced by Curtis Fuller as "Blues Walk by Lou Donaldson," the selection performed is the composition associated with Clifford Brown.


Date: June 25 & 26, 1986
Location: Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA
Label: Delos

The Timeless All Stars (ldr), Harold Land (ts), Curtis Fuller (tb), Bobby Hutcherson (vib), Cedar Walton (p), Buster Williams (b), Billy Higgins (d)

a. 01    Iron Clad - 10:37  (Cedar Walton)
b. 02    Alvin's Smile - 6:33  (Harold Land)
c. 03    Messina - 9:44  (Bobby Hutcherson)
d. 04    Goodbye - 10:17  (Gordon Jenkins) / arr: Cedar Walton
e. 05    Tomorrow - 9:22  (Martin Charnin, Charles Strouse) / arr: Cedar Walton
f. 06    Lupe - 6:26  (Charles 'Buster' Williams)
g. 07    The Theme - 10:13  (Miles Davis)
All titles on:      Delos CD: D/CD 4006 — Essence   (1986)

Date: November 4, 1990
Location: Skyline Studio, New York City
Label: Early Bird

The Timeless All Stars (ldr), Harold Land (ts), Steve Turre (tb, shl), Bobby Hutcherson (vib), Cedar Walton (p), Buster Williams (b), Billy Higgins (d)

a. 01    Cedar's Blues - 8:09  (Cedar Walton)
b. 02    Dark Mood - 8:23  (Harold Land)
c. 03    Song For Thaddeus - 5:40  (Charles 'Buster' Williams)
d. 04    Cruisin' The Bird - 8:25  (Bobby Hutcherson)
e. 05    Coastin' With Bobby - 8:18  (Steve Turre)
f. 06    Theme For Ernie - 9:52  (Fred Lacey)
g. 07    Firm Roots - 8:11  (Cedar Walton)
All titles on:      Early Bird CD: EBCD-101 — Time For The Timeless All Stars   (1991)

Steve Turre (shl) on e.

Details needed on tracks including Land playing flute.